SNACT USDA Foods Seminar

and USDA Foods Show

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Aquaturf Club

556 Mulberry St, Plantsville, CT

Thinking out of the brown box with USDA Foods

With Keynote Speaker: Cliff Meyers

AGENDA  (Times and agenda are subject to change. )

9:45 - 10:00: Registration

10:00 - 11:00:  SDE Update

11:00 - 12:00: Cliff Meyers, Procurement Specialist, K12 Foodservice

12:00 - 12:30: Lonnie Burt, MS, RD, CD-N Senior Director of Food and Child Nutrition Services, Hartford Public Schools and Cliff Meyers 

12:30-3:30 USDA Foods Show- your chance to see and sample USDA products! 

All Food Service professionals are invited to attend. We want people to leave this session feeling comfortable about processing USDA Foods! 

There is no cost to attend either the morning seminar or the Food Show but you must register.  Coffee and tea will be provided (no breakfast). 

Cliff Meyers is sponsored by AJ Letizio, Yang's 5th Taste and Fathers Table 




SNACT is pleased to host the

CT 2018 USDA Foods Show

February 8, 2018

Aqua Turf Club, 556 Mulberry St, Plantsville, CT 06479

Show Hours: 12:30-3:30pm


Vendor Booth-

Includes both front and back table


Electric (per outlet)


New Products Showcase (per item)


Please note: There will be no pipe and drape for this show. “Booth” refers to each exhibitor’s defined area with tables. All “booths” will come with an 8 foot front table and 6 foot back table.
Front tables will be skirted. 

No shared booths pricing. USDA Foods products only! 

New Items Showcase- vendors are invited to showcase a new item (must be a USDA Foods items.)  $50 per item. Exhibitor must provide a 6 or 8 inch vendor pedestaled plate and a 3x5 card stating manufacturer, quantity, etc . Item placement on the showcase table  is determined by SNACT.  

A USDA Foods Seminar for SN Professionals will be held immediately prior to the USDA Foods Show. You can find information about the Seminar here.  

Click here for the terms and conditions. 

Click HERE to register

Please register by January 25, 2018

Thank you to all the exhibitors who participated in SNACT’s 68th Annual Food and Industry Show!




Thank you to everyone who attended and presented at our 2017 Conference

Believe and Achieve!

Strategies for Success and Sustainability


And thank you to the great exhibitors who brought products for us to see, test and try at our Food and Industry Trade Show


2018 Conference- a Call for Proposals

The School Nutrition Association of Connecticut invites you to submit proposals for presentation consideration at its 2018 Annual Conference at Foxwoods Resort on November 2-3, 2018. SNACT is committed to aiding our State’s school nutrition professionals by providing practical solutions to school nutrition challenges, opportunities to improve current knowledge and develop new skills.

Presentation can be 45, 60 or 90 minutes in length.

    • Topics must be current and relevant to one of the 4 key areas of learning under USDA Professional Standards
    • Topics must qualify for attendee CEUs
    • Presentations must be interactive and engaging

Proposals must be received by February 15, 2018

Click Here for the RFP form.

The RFP form is in Word format and should download automatically. If you have any questions please contact


2015 Presentations

  1. Building and Monitoring Your Food Service Budget
  2. What's for Breakfast?
  3. What to Expect During an Administrative Review
  4. SNA Update
  5. Communications, Marketing & Social Media
  6. Common Issues in Child Nutrition
  7. What's For Lunch

SNACT Academy & Winter Weekend Retreat:

Making Wellness a Priority:
For Your District, Your Community & You
FEBRUARY 7, 2015.

More details to come soon!